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Jet Black Crystal and Silver Multi-Strand Necklace
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSilk Ribbons & Wraps
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size23 Inches

For this design I wanted to showcase a variety of textures and shapes, so I used several chains and bead types to get the overall look.

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Layer on the style with this beautiful necklace idea as seen in Beadstyle's November 2012 issue! Full of texture and shine, you will love this necklace's metallic silver tones and dramatic black accents. The shiny metal materials mixed with the delicate silk ribbons make for a bold style statement people won't soon forget. Learn how to make this necklace in ten easy steps.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
B&B Benbassat Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Round Floral Design Toggle Clasp
Code CLASP-0131
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand B&B Benbassat Place Of Origin Israel
1 $5.47
3 $4.93
5.5mm Gunmetal-Plated 21 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code BGM-OJR06-A
Material Gunmetal Dimensions 5.5 x 0.8mm Aspect Ratio 5.1x Thickness 21 Gauge Place Of Origin South Korea
1 $0.05
150 $0.04
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Ash Grey with Metallic Silver Edges (32-36 Inches)
Code RBSILK-AGR-SVR
Material Silk Place Of Origin USA
1 $10.90
3 $10.00
Swarovski 5000 4mm Faceted Round Crystal AB
Code 5000-CRYSAB4
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 4mm Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.36
20 $0.31
Nipper Tool
Code TOOL-101
1 $7.99
Swarovski 5810 5mm Round Crystal Pearl Light Grey
Code 5810-LTGRY5
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 5mm Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.13
50 $0.11
Swarovski 6007 9mm Briolette Pendant Jet
Code 6007-JET9
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 7 x 4mm Place Of Origin Austria
1 $1.34
4 $1.18
Swarovski 5525 28mm Wave Jet
Code 5525-JET28
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 28mm Place Of Origin Austria
1 $2.16
3 $1.91
Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon Jet Black with Metallic Silver Edges (32-36 Inches)
Code RBSILK-BLK-SVR
Material Silk Place Of Origin USA
1 $10.90
3 $10.00
Swarovski 5826 9mm Asymmetrical Crystal Pearl Dark Grey
Code 5826-GRYDK9
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 9 x 8mm Place Of Origin Austria
1 $1.00
6 $0.87
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
B&B Benbassat 6mm Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Filigree End Cap
Code FIND-0897
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand B&B Benbassat Place Of Origin Israel
1 $2.49
3 $2.21
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code TOOL-131
1 $10.99
2-inch Gunmetal-Plated 20 Gauge Eye Pin
Code BGM-EP20-22
Material Gunmetal Thickness 20 Gauge
1 $0.12
50 $0.10
Antique Silver-Plated Circle and Oval Link Chain by the Foot
Code BTF-0015
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Longest Link 20.0 - 29.9mm Link Style Open Links Sold by the Foot
1 $3.99
3 $3.57
Sterling Silver 3.25mm Spacer Disc
Code SS-DISC
Material Sterling Silver .925 Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.29
20 $0.25
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code ZP49-30F-019
Material Stainless Steel Brand Artbeads Thickness 0.019 Inches Wire Type 49-Strand Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan
1 $12.99
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1 $13.99
4x4mm Sterling Silver Crimp Tube
Code SS-CRM12
Material Sterling Silver .925 Features Crimpable Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.56
10 $0.48
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube Bead
Code SS-CRM2
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 2 x 2mm Features Crimpable Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Length 2mm, width 2mm
1 $0.12
50 $0.10
5mm Gunmetal-Plated Textured Circular Cable Chain by the Foot
Code BTF-0150
Material Gunmetal Longest Link 5.0 - 5.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot
1 $2.50
3 $2.22
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